Brussels has stepped up its war on national sovereignty, after rejecting a Polish appeal regarding changes to their judiciary, and say they risk being hauled in front of the ECJ if they refuse to comply.
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In a statement released yesterday, the European Commission says it has “carried out a thorough analysis of the response of the Polish authorities to the Letter of Formal Notice sent in July 2017” and “finds that its concerns have not been adequately addressed and therefore has moved to the next stage of the infringement procedure.”
“The Polish authorities have one month to take the necessary measures to comply,” the Commission said, adding: “If the Polish authorities do not take appropriate measures, the Commission may decide to refer the case to the Court of Justice of the EU.”
Changes to the Polish judicial system, which were approved by Poland’s Senate, have been just one of the number of ongoing disputes between the country and the EU. They are also on a warning period for refusing to take in any refugees.
Some within the EU have called for Poland to lose its voting rights unless it submits to Brussel’s bullying.
Westmonster recently interviewed Tory MP, Daniel Kawczynski, who has strong links to the country, and he said he can’t see the Poles putting up with being bullied by Brussels for much longer. “They value their freedom and their sovereignty,” he told us.
Westmonster wonders if a successful Brexit could eventually see Poland join us outside the club?